Fragment of Dish or Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Dish or Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Dish or Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1 cm; Estimate Foot Ring Diam: 6 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragmentary base of dish or bowl. Bottom of wall is straight and descends at very shallow angle, floor is almost flat; underside of base is slightly convex and has low foot ring; large annular pontil mark (D. 2.4 cm). Glass has many small bubbles. Floor has scratch-engraved ornament: roundel (D. 5.3. cm) with edge consisting of chain motif between outer and inner pairs of border lines, and center decorated with large quatrefoil with central hatched circle and four detached oval leaves, which are also hatched, between each pair of leaves, small hatched trefoil; all hatching is tranverse.
Blumka, Leopold, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 16-17, #4; BIB# 113723
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 95, 249; BIB# 61154
Glasswares in Famen Temple (1992) illustrated, p. 257, no. 6342; Pl. 1, no. 3 (top center); BIB# AI31213